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Lisa Torraco

Lisa Torraco

  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, Domestic Violence
  • New Mexico
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Lisa Torraco is a skilled trial attorney, practicing primarily criminal law and child abuse and neglect. She is highly respected and a zealous fighter for her cause. Recognized by her peers as the highest in ethical standards; Ms. Torraco is one of the prominent attorneys in the Albuquerque Metropolitan area. She has been lead attorney in over one hundred trials, having practiced in state and federal courts.

Ms. Torraco defends the innocent and seeks second chances for the guilty. "There is no higher calling than to represent an innocent person."

Practice Areas
Criminal Law
Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence Restraining Orders
Additional Practice Area
  • Child Abuse and Neglect
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Payment plans available.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New Mexico
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10th Circuit
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Assistant District Attorney
DIstrict Attorney Office Bernalillo County
As a young prosecutor, Ms. Torraco vigorously prosecuted DWI and Domestic Violence cases. As she matured and honed her skills, Ms. Torraco advanced to the head of the Child Abuse Division for the District Attorney in Rio Arriba, Los Alamos and Santa Fe Counties.
University of New Mexico
J.D. (1991) | Law
Studied International Criminal Law as a foreign exchange; Obtained Certificate in International Criminal Law
Activities: Student Body Vice-President; Graduating Women Lawyer's Award;
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Good Government
Common Cause
Legislator of the Year
Mothers Against Drunk Drivers
Certificate of Appreciation
Dediciation to the Judiciary
Awarded by the New Mexico Supreme Court for her work on the Rules of Civil Procedure Committee; Domestic Violence subcommittee.
Governor's Award for Outstanding New Mexico Women
New Mexico Commission on the Status of Women
Recognized for her work enhancing New Mexico Rape Laws, Governor Bruce King awarded Lisa Torraco with the Governor's Award for Outstanding Women
New Prosecutor of the Year
New Mexico State Bar; Prosecutors Section
Recognized for her commitment to justice and dedication to equality. Torraco was awarded for her trial skills and excellence in overall job performance.
Professional Associations
New Mexico Criminal Defense Lawyers
- Current
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New Mexico State Bar
- Current
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New Mexico State Bar; Prosecutors Section
Board Member
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Speaking Engagements
New Mexico Gun Laws, U.S. Law Shield, Albuquerque, New Mexico
U.S. Law Shield
Contact & Map
823 Gold SW
823 Gold SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Telephone: (505) 244-0530
Fax: (505) 244-0532
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